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Media Advisory


NSF PA/M 02-08 - February 1, 2002

NSF has cancelled its budget press briefing at 2 p.m. today due to conflicts with other budget events. (All other NSF events related to the budget remain as announced on Friday, 2/1; please see below.) Media are invited to attend the director's briefing at 3 p.m., and to ask questions after the briefing. Our apologies for last-minute changes.

NSF to Brief Media on Fiscal 2003 Budget Request

The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) will release the President's Budget Request for fiscal 2003 on Monday, February 4. National Science Foundation officials will brief the media and the science and engineering community on its implications for NSF.



Curt Suplee - Director, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs


Media Briefing on NSF FY03 Budget Request (press only)


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Mon., Feb. 4 - Rm. 1240


National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington (Ballston Metro Stop)
(Check in at security desk, 9th & Stuart entrance)

To facilitate access, please rsvp to: Julie Smith, (703) 292-8070,

Media are also invited to attend the following related events:

Community briefing

NSF Director Rita Colwell
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Rm. 1235

Break-out briefings by disciplinary area

Designated NSF officials
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Various locations

For more information contact:
Mary Hanson (703) 292-8070/
Bill Noxon (703) 292-8070/

For directions to NSF, see:



National Science Foundation
Office of Legislative and Public Affairs
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22230, USA
Tel: 703-292-8070
FIRS: 800-877-8339 | TDD: 703-292-5090

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